Service for press and media

Our service for journalists: Do you need information about the University of Tübingen and its current topics, an expert for a specific subject or a filming permit? Contact us, we will be happy to help you.

Media Contact

An overview of the contact persons.

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Photo pool for journalists

Selection for reporting.

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Online press review

The university in the online media.

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Distribution lists

Our press releases provide information on current research and key developments at the University. Representatives of the media are welcome to join our distribution list; contact antje.karbespam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de.

There is a choice of the following distribution lists:

  • Regional distribution list: All University press releases including events and regional topics.
  • Supra-regional distribution list: Press releases on selected topics on matters of supra-regional significance, such as relevant research findings.

There is also the possibility for journalists to get confidential access to embargoed press releases. Please note that we must ensure that this information is not published before the embargo ends.

If you wish to be included on the distribution list of embargoed press releases, you must fill in and sign the following form "Verbindliche Zusage zur Einhaltung von Sperrfristen auf Inhalte von Pressemitteilungen der Universität" and send or fax it to: University of Tübingen, Public Relations Department, Wilhelmstrasse 5, 72074 Tübingen, Germany; fax +49 7071 29-55 66

Finding an expert

Are you looking for an expert in a particular field? The Public Relations Department is happy to help media representatives to find the right contact person. Contact antje.karbespam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

As a comprehensive research university with more than 280 study programs, Tübingen covers nearly every area of academic study (with the exception of engineering).

An overview of our core research and profile areas here:

Permission to film

Are you planning to make video recordings on our campuses? You can apply for a permit to: antje.karbespam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de.

Please supply the following information:

  • What is the subject?
  • For which medium would you be filming?
  • Where and when do you want to film?
  • How long will it take?

We can help you find an appropriate setting.
Please note that teaching and students’ studies may not be disrupted.


Press Releases


Earliest evidence of a complex adhesive in Europe

University of Tübingen researchers attribute items from French site of Le Moustier to Neanderthals –…

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Historian David Nirenberg receives the Leopold Lucas Prize

Research into violence and peaceful coexistence between religions - young talent award for…

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How a wayside weed builds up explosive force

Hairy bittercress makes its seed pods explode – University of Tübingen and MPI for Plant Breeding…

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Great success for the University of Tübingen in the excellence competition

Six cluster initiatives invited to submit full proposals – „location of top-level research both…

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Comprehensive resource management and data economy for artificial intelligence

AI researcher Philipp Hennig receives ERC Consolidator Grant

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Minister Olschowski visits Cyber Valley in Tübingen

Showcasing the future of intelligent systems and AI research

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Science needs liberal democracy and the rule of law

Statement by the Executive Board of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK)

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